Virtual Caritas Village Groundbreaking

January 15, 2021 / 3:00pm

On Friday, Catholic Charities Santa Rosa hosts a Virtual Caritas Village Groundbreaking, kicking off the construction of Caritas Center, "Catholic Charities’ bold answer to homelessness in Sonoma County."

The event will include videos from project leaders and community members sharing the vision of Caritas Village, a new campus of services and housing solutions for currently and formerly homeless residents. The Village includes Caritas Center and the 128-unit Caritas Homes.

AIA East Bay panel: Presicent Prefabricated Steel System in Multi-Family Reidential Projects

January 19, 2021 / 6:30pm PST
Join a discussion that will explore the role of the Prescient prefabricated steel system in multi-family housing construction in California with emphasis on Northern California and the Bay Area. Potential discussion topics include: Is Prescient likely to take a larger market hold? What challenges do we create from a funding and project delivery standpoint in using Prescient? What are the environmental implications of Prescient vs. other Pre-Fabricated systems? What are the cost and time saving implications?

PYATOK associate architect Daniel Mason will moderate a panel discussion including:
  • Prescient national technical director Erin Hamilton,
  • Stantec associate architect Aris Garrison, and
  • KPFF principal Greg Wagner
  • Blach Construction project executive James Woodbury

Bisnow 2021 NorCal Student Housing Summit

January 19, 2021 / 1:30pm PST
From Bisnow: "With a majority of Northern California universities holding classes online, fewer students are living on campus than normal. Leaders at these universities are faced with difficult decisions impacting the health and safety of their students. Are student housing developers and campus planners reevaluating the layout of these buildings to accommodate for future pandemics? How are they accommodating for health requirements such as social distancing? Together with our all-star panelists, we’ll dive into the most important topics including pandemic-proofing, current and future supply, and what to expect in the 2021 school year. You won’t want to miss this Bisnow webinar!"

PYATOK principal Curtis Caton will moderate The Future of Student Housing: Pandemic-Proofing at 2:45. The panel includes:
The panel will weigh the future university development, construction, and design, including: how to future-proof student housing; accommodating emerging student needs and the affordability crisis; and projecting investment trends.

(Full Summit agenda here.)